There’s no topping Ruth Gordon as Minnie Castavet, but don’t you kind of want to see young Minnie rattling around the Bramford, gossiping while cultivating her international array of witchy friends, while she and her husband Roman—aka Steven Marcato—extend his dark family legacy? Or why not go even further back into the past, as described in the movie’s expository tome All of Them Witches, and show us the coven’s early days establishing a Satanic presence in New York City? We will speak not of the 1976 made-for-TV sequel, nor the 2014 miniseries, only to say a TV prequel wouldn’t have to aim very high to be better than either.
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